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Registration now open for 2013 Polar Bear Plunge

November 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Registration is now open for the 2013 Willmar/Spicer Polar Bear Plunge, presented by Minnesota law enforcement to benefit Special Olympics Minnesota.
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Spicer man arrested after high-speed pursuit from Spicer to New London

November 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SPICER A 36-year-old Spicer man is in the Kandiyohi County Jail facing charges of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, driving after cancellation and reckless driving stemming from a high-speed chase Tuesday afternoon.
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Zombie Run Saturday at PWELC

October 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A 5K run Saturday afternoon at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center will provide a clash of cultures between the living and the undead.
The race, called “Zombies’ Bite 5K run!!!” takes place at 3:30 p.m.
Runners can register at the site from 2-3 p.m.
For more information call race organizer, Dan Hubbard, at 320-894-5882. Continue Reading

Spicer, Minn., man enters plea to charges for fleeing law and possessing stolen goods

October 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Jeremy Chris Flickinger, 26, of Spicer, pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, for fleeing from a Kandiyohi County sheriff’s deputy in a stolen vehicle in July, and for receiving stolen property related to stolen goods found in his home upon execution of a search warrant in 2011.
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NLS School Board approves max levy; prelim numbers show 4.5 percent increase

September 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune

NEW LONDON The New London-Spicer School Board approved certification Monday of the maximum 2012 levy payable in 2013.
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Kandiyohi Co., Minn., landfill expansion under way

September 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SPICER Construction is under way of a new $1 million cell at the Kandiyohi County landfill in rural Spicer.
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Upcoming 5k in rural Spicer, Minn., to feature the walking dead

September 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Competitive runners often dig deep into their souls to muster necessary energy reserves to cross the finish line. A unique 5K race to be held next month at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center in rural Spicer will give runners a new motivation: Fear. Continue Reading

Man hospitalized after fire at Spicer, Minn., home

September 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SPICER State Fire Marshal John Steinbach sifted through charred debris of a rural Spicer home Tuesday searching for clues to how a fire started Monday night that left three people homeless and one of them in critical condition at a metro burn center.
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One injured in Monday night fire that destroyed a rural Spicer, Minn., home

September 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SPICER One man was seriously injured last night in a fire that destroyed a rural Spicer home. Two other occupants escaped by jumping out of a second story window.
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Vet to receive WWII medals during Spicer, Minn., ceremony

September 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Ruben Hoglund will be recognized and will receive his World War II medals at 7 p.m. Monday at the American Legion in Spicer.
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